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Fennel Seeds And Fennel Leaves Health Benefits...

Plentiful in phytoestrogens, Fennel is a powerful herb against stomach upsets, colic, irritable bowel syndrome, and other stomach disorders.

More importantly fennel seeds can also be used in normalizing the functionalities of the kidneys, spleen, liver, lungs, and aiding the digestive process. Fennel health benefits also reach out in promoting menstruation, controlling cardiac problems, treating bronchial asthma, curing heartburn, easing water retention, lowering hypertension, and soothing chest pain due to cough.

The health benefits of fennel are also seen as a mild appetite suppressant and effective form of remedy for respiratory congestion and cough. Fennel benefits can also be seen in cancer patients, especially after radiation or chemotherapy treatments to help soothe the digestive system.

Roasted fennel is a tried and tested remedy for relieving gas and stomach acid, and other painful stomach disorders related to digestion. The fennel oil is believed to be an excellent remedy for insect bites and as an external application even for snake bites.

The fennel herb has an antispasmodic effect on the smooth muscles in the body, including relaxing the uterus. One particular medical study revealed how anise or fennel simulated the effects of estrogen and thus has the ability of acting as a phytoestrogen in the body. More importantly, it can also be used to stimulate menstruation and help nursing mothers by enhancing milk production. There are active ingredients in fennel that is used in combinations with other herbal formulas to bring about a balanced hormonal system in women who are undergoing menopause or painful menstruation.

Green fennel or tender green fennel leaves are sweet and can be consumed, since they are rich in phytonutrients.

The fennel essential oil has a reputation in being a decongestant as well appetite suppressant. It can safely be used by dieters in promoting weight-loss and reducing water retention due to its diuretic effect. Known to be one of the most powerful herbs fennel has a wide range of healing properties and can safely be consumed by people of all age groups. Fennel salad tossed with the addition of fennel leaves or green fennel with other salad ingredients is also a tasty alternative to consuming fennel seeds. The seeds of fennel however are extremely popular in the Indian subcontinent are usually chewed after a heavy meal to aid digestion and prevent the formation of gas.

Maximum recommended amount per day is 1 1/2 teaspoons of seed. This is quite a lot as you only chew a couple of tiny seeds at a time.

Herbies herbs sells sugar coated fennel seeds.

I use a mixture of both sugar coated and plain seed. They really do make you feel better sun.gif Cheers.



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?? If my eyes were good enough to read your post (very tiny letters) I may have been intrested


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goinsoon wrote:

?? If my eyes were good enough to read your post (very tiny letters) I may have been intrested



Use the Magnifying glass in the bottom right hand corner to bring it up larger.  [Where it says 100%.]

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There ya go goinsoon


Fennel Seeds And Fennel Leaves Health Benefits...

Plentiful in phytoestrogens, Fennel is a powerful herb against stomach upsets, colic, irritable bowel syndrome, and other stomach disorders.

More importantly fennel seeds can also be used in normalizing the functionalities of the kidneys, spleen, liver, lungs, and aiding the digestive process. Fennel health benefits also reach out in promoting menstruation, controlling cardiac problems, treating bronchial asthma, curing heartburn, easing water retention, lowering hypertension, and soothing chest pain due to cough.

The health benefits of fennel are also seen as a mild appetite suppressant and effective form of remedy for respiratory congestion and cough. Fennel benefits can also be seen in cancer patients, especially after radiation or chemotherapy treatments to help soothe the digestive system.

Roasted fennel is a tried and tested remedy for relieving gas and stomach acid, and other painful stomach disorders related to digestion. The fennel oil is believed to be an excellent remedy for insect bites and as an external application even for snake bites.

The fennel herb has an antispasmodic effect on the smooth muscles in the body, including relaxing the uterus. One particular medical study revealed how anise or fennel simulated the effects of estrogen and thus has the ability of acting as a phytoestrogen in the body. More importantly, it can also be used to stimulate menstruation and help nursing mothers by enhancing milk production. There are active ingredients in fennel that is used in combinations with other herbal formulas to bring about a balanced hormonal system in women who are undergoing menopause or painful menstruation.

Green fennel or tender green fennel leaves are sweet and can be consumed, since they are rich in phytonutrients.

The fennel essential oil has a reputation in being a decongestant as well appetite suppressant. It can safely be used by dieters in promoting weight-loss and reducing water retention due to its diuretic effect. Known to be one of the most powerful herbs fennel has a wide range of healing properties and can safely be consumed by people of all age groups. Fennel salad tossed with the addition of fennel leaves or green fennel with other salad ingredients is also a tasty alternative to consuming fennel seeds. The seeds of fennel however are extremely popular in the Indian subcontinent are usually chewed after a heavy meal to aid digestion and prevent the formation of gas.

Maximum recommended amount per day is 1 1/2 teaspoons of seed. This is quite a lot as you only chew a couple of tiny seeds at a time.

Herbies herbs sells sugar coated fennel seeds.

I use a mixture of both sugar coated and plain seed. They really do make you feel better sun.gif Cheers.



-- Edited by Ginger on Monday 15th of March 2010 11:57:08 PM

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Thanks for the post Sunshine.  I enjoyed it.

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What can I say except THANKS GINGER

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Don't I feel stupid. Never thought of doing that. Good onya Ginger.

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 lol 
You can also hold down the control key (bottom left on keyboard) and scroll the mouse wheel to enlarge print on any page. Cheers sun.gif


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Just tried it Sunshine. Great tip. You can make it smaller too.

Thank you,
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